By Mario Trujillo - 01/14/14 11:32 AM EST
Lawmakers don’t always read letters from constituents — but on Tuesday, they were reading tweets.
A number of members of Congress — including Rep. Paul RyanPaul RyanHouse Democrats hit with ethics complaint over sit-in Pelosi urges Dems to hold sit-ins in their districts this week Ryan: GOP won't 'tolerate' another sit-in MORE (R-Wis.) and Sen. Claire McCaskillClaire McCaskillOvernight Tech: Obama heads back to Silicon Valley | FCC meeting preview | Yahoo bans terror content | Zuckerberg on sit-in live streams Senator shares frustrating call with cable company Hate TV customer service? So does your senator MORE (R-Mo.) — read aloud some of the more negative feedback on their Twitter account in a video titled “Mean Tweets DC.”
“We decided to try the concept on a different kind of celebrity,” the video reads.
“Paul Ryan has such pretty blue eyes, sometimes it’s easy to forget he’s satan incarnate,” Ryan reads aloud.
Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) and freshman Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) also participated.
One of the harshest, and most vulgar, tweets is read by McCaskill.
“@clairecmc you really suck a pig’s a—,” she reads.